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Virginia State AFL-CIO:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 29, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, June 29, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Virginia State AFL-CIO
Title:Virginia State AFL-CIO records
Dates: 1947-1976
Quantity: 1 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1947-1976, consist primarily of minutes, directories, memoranda, contracts, correspondence and lists of both affiliated and non-affiliated local unions in Virginia.
Identification: L1976-15
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1947-1976, consist primarily of minutes, lists of the officers and executive board members, and memoranda from 1974. It also contains contracts of AFL-CIO local unions affiliated with the Virginia AFL-CIO, pamphlets, correspondence, and lists of both affiliated and non-affiliated local unions. The contracts represent bargaining agreements made by local unions throughout Virginia with scores of employers. The correspondence is between Brewster Snow (Secretary-Treasurer of the Virginia State AFL-CIO) and officials of the local unions, and pertains to the contractual status of the unions.


History of the Virginia State AFL-CIO

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, commonly AFL-CIO, is a national trade union center. It was formed in 1955 when the AFL and the CIO merged after a long estrangement. From 1955 until 2005, the AFL-CIO's member unions represented nearly all unionized workers in the United States. The Virginia State AFL-CIO was organized in Richmond, VA in 1956.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Virginia State AFL-CIO
Industrial relations -- Virginia.
Labor unions -- Virginia -- Local unions.
Labor unions -- Virginia.
Virginia
minutes

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Virginia State AFL-CIO Records, L1976-15, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1976.

Processing Information

Processed by Faye Gamel, 1976, and James Murray, 1984. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, June 2010.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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